A particularly harsh brand of capitalism was instituted via shock therapy in Poland, against the repeatedly expressed will of Poles. Unemployment, severe wage cuts and a growth in poverty were the results, just as with today’s austerity programs.
A corporate media vacuum concerning the issue of bomb squad “training exercises” reported by a very credible witness, led to rampant misquoting and speculation across the blathersphere. Why the silence and lack of investigation?
The events in Boston yesterday were so tragic. Once again, innocent Americans were ravaged by violence for no good reason. No matter the face behind it, there can be no real good reason to attack others that have done absolutely nothing to you. To do so is beyond cowardice. It is the realm of those with defects, the likes of which the rest of us shall never be able to fully comprehend. We would like to, we would like to understand why it happens in our nation so much more than any other Western nation. But we simply cannot, and we must never stand down in the face of the weak and those that voice their frustrations, fears and various instabilities. We must always rise and demonstrate to them that there is nothing their actions can show us.